Happiness measure, code: O-Sum-u-mq-v-5-bc

Selfreport on 3 questions:

Using the 1-5 scale below, indicate your agreement with each of the items by placing the appropriate number on the line preceding that item. Please be open and honest in your responding.
A In most ways my life is close to ideal
B The conditions of my life are excellent
C I am satisfied with my life

Answers rated:
5 strongly agree
4 slightly agree
3 neither agree nor disagree
2 slightly disagree
1 strongly disagree

Computation: A+B+C

Name: Shortened Diener's Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS)
Focus, O-Sum Overall: Summed overall appraisals
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
Used in studies
ReferencePettay (2008a): study US 2006
TitleHealth Behaviors and Life Satisfaction in college Students.
PublicUniversity students, Illinois, USA, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes